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Effenbergerite

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Effenbergerite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 1.8 × 1.7 cm
Description

A very rare species discovered in 1993 and until now only found at it's Type Locality the Wessels Mine. Lots of small blue effenbergerite grains in lavender coloured massive sugilite.

Mineral Data
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Effenbergerite

Formula: 
BaCu[Si4O10]
Strunz: 
9.EA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Colour: 
blue
Type Locality: 
Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa...
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